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Effect of management development program based on concept mapping for head nurses on their leadership style and its' effectiveness
Parastoo Ojian, Zohreh Vanaki *, Ebrahim Hajizadeh, Akram Parandeh, Hamid Sharifnia
Nursing department, Faculty of medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran , vanaki_z@modares.ac.ir
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Introduction: A management development program for managers is the priorities to achieve organizational success. Create a favorable clinical environment for the use of the capabilities of nurses and identifying their latent talents, it needs to play leadership role efficiently by supervisors.

Aim: This study was conducted for assessing the effect of management development program based on ‘concept mapping’ for head nurses on their leadership style and its’ effectiveness.

Method: This study was a self-controlled quasi-experimental which was done in one of the educational hospitals in Tehran city that randomly was selected. Samples included all of the staff in hospital (120 nurses) and (25head nurse) and they completed questionnaires in two stages before and one month after the intervention. Two questionnaires was used for gathering data for  determining nurses’ views of their head nurses’ leadership styles (LEAD other)  and  head nurses questionnaire (LEAD self)   based on Hersey-Blanchard leadership Model. Its reliability coefficient were (0/94) in head nurses and (0/95) in the staff nurses questionnaire, and to determine the effectiveness of each style which is selected, if it is fitness with the situation scoring was done based on a questionnaire. Data analyzed by using software SPSS16 with chi square and Wilcoxon tests.

Results: The results showed that .headnurses used reasoning (37%) and Directive (36.5%) before the intervention, after the development, they use (42%) reasoning,(32.5%) Participative in leadering the wards.also  nurses staff  mentioned that your head nurse leadership style before the intervention,was been  reasoning (37%) and Directive (36.5%)and after the development, they use  reasoning and Participative in the wards,  Levels of efficacy Leadership behavior before intervention was low and after moderate. Also statistically significant difference in efficacy of supervisors and nurses before and after the intervention was shown (p<0.05).

Conclusion: According to the effectiveness of conceptual mapping methods in improving the leadership style of head nurses, we recommended using this method for management development or managers training.

Keywords: concept mapping, effectiveness leadership styles, head nurses, management development
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Received: 2012/10/15 | Accepted: 2013/10/6 | Published: 2013/10/6
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